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Green Lake Monitoring – July 29, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.7 Meters (8.9 feet)
Water Temp: 23.0 degrees C (73.4 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation. Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.) More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Minutes for July 23, 2019 Meeting

Friends of Green Lake Meeting, Tuesday July 23, 2019, Hearthstone

Convened at 7:00 PM

Attendees:
Rob ZisetteEllen HewittGayle GarmanJeff HowardRichard FlemingGina HarmonKaren SchurrBrian DeLuca

Following around the table introductions, Rob Z chaired the meeting.

RZ began with a recap of our FOGL-Suggested projects for Parks Improvements/Additions.
RZ will engage in a discussion with David Graves/SP&R, to be accompanied by Brian DeLuca and others as a joint meeting, date TBD. JH offered to attend/assist.
RZ’s top three topics on FOGL’s list are:

  • The East Shore Turtle Log Viewing Platform, about 150 yards North of the Small Crafts Center.
  • The Bio-Enhancing floating gardens, as several may be located around the lake.
  • The Paved Path Location Markers, to enable park patrons to advise first responders on their location of need, when calling 911 for immediate assistance, e.g. injury, accident, Police etc.

Mentioned was eliciting support of Local Area Volunteer organizations to support FOGL and the work of Seattle City Government’s Parks District Board.
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Green Lake Monitoring – July 22, 2019

Secchi Depth: 3.3 Meters (10.8 feet)
Water Temp: 22.5 degrees C (72.5 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation.  Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.)  More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Agenda for Friends of Green Lake Meeting July 23, 2019


YOU’RE INVITED! JOIN US AT 7 PM TUESDAY JULY 23, 2019 AT THE FRIENDS OF GREEN LAKE MEETING AT THE HEARTHSTONE.

AGENDA:

  • Introductions
  • Taiga Hinckley Memorial Project (Rob Zisette)
  • Green Lake Path Emergency Marker Project (Brian DeLuca)
  • Lake Water Quality Monitoring (Jeff Howard)
  • Continuous Lake Level and Temperature Monitoring (Rob Zisette)
  • Treasurer’s Report (Karen Schurr)
  • Website Update (Ellen Hewitt)
  • Other Business
  • Next Meeting Topics
  • Adjourn

Hope to see you Tuesday
July 23!

We are meeting in the board room at The Hearthstone, 6720 E. Green Lake Way North, from 7 – 9:00 PM.

Next meeting will be on September 24, 2019.

THANKS TO THE HEARTHSTONE FOR HOSTING OUR MEETINGS!

Green Lake Monitoring – July 14, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.9 Meters (9.5 feet)
Water Temp: 23.5 degrees C (74.3 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation.  Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.)  More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Green Lake Monitoring – July 7, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.8 Meters (9.2 feet)
Water Temp: 21.5 degrees C (70.7 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation.  Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.)  More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Green Lake Stewards Work Party July 13, 2019

Green Lake Habitat Restoration Work Party!  Come Join Us
Saturday July 13 at 9 AM  for Weeding and Watering Fun

We will be focusing on much needed weeding and watering on our west side restoration area .

Date:  July 13, 2019
Time:  9 to 12PM
Meet:  Beside the Aqua Theater at the east end of the Small Craft Center
(5900 West Green Lake Way North))

Dress for dirty work, wear close-toed shoes and bring a bottle of water.

Can you make it?
RSVP at  hutcheson@seanet.com
or go to the Green Seattle Partnership website to sign up:  https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/15365/#None
Questions? Rob Hutcheson at 206 854-1654

Green Lake Monitoring – June 30, 2019

Secchi Depth: >3.6 Meters (>11.8 feet)
Water Temp: 21.5 degrees C (70.7 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation.  Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.)  More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Green Lake Monitoring – June 23, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.9 Meters (9.5 feet)
Water Temp: 20.2 degrees C (68.4 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation.  Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.)  More data selections are listed left of the graph.

Green Lake Monitoring – June 17, 2019

Secchi Depth: 3.5 Meters (11.5 feet)
Water Temp: 21.8 degrees C (71.2 degrees F)

Lake Water Quality is monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”. General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

For continuous Green Lake Water Level and Temperature Gauge data tracked by King County, go to the King County Hydrologic Information Center website where you can search for both temperature (in C) and lake elevation.  Here are instructions:
1. Click on either Water Temperature or State Only Gage to get a map of monitoring sites.
2. Click on the red dot at Green Lake.
3. Click on View Graph. (The graph is currently being updated to improve visibility.)  More data selections are listed left of the graph.

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